Over $12,000 Donated by ABRA Auto Body & Glass to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (October 14, 2015) – ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, donated over $12,000 to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt of Nashville, Tennessee. The money was gifted during a check presentation on October 1, 2015 and funds were raised through ABRA’s fourth annual charity golf outing on August 20th at Gaylord Springs Golf Links. Over 120 golfers and many sponsors and volunteers helped make the tournament a success.
As is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt treat and help prevent all health issues ranging from colds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, the 271-bed hospital is a
child-friendly place built on the science of healing, with nationally recognized doctors and surgeons who are finding new ways to cure and prevent childhood diseases. The hospital will use the gift to support lifesaving research and vital programs for patients and parents. This 271 bed facility offers a special environment for children with health issues ranging from broken bones to heart disease and cancer.
Associate Director of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Chris Lee said, “We are honored by the continuous support ABRA has shown our hospital. It is generous donations from organizations like ABRA that allow us to identify cures and better treatments for the children in our community, and this donation will help us provide the best possible care to our patients and families.”
Regional Vice President for ABRA Auto Body and Glass, Peterson Santos said he’s pleased to once again support this world-class facility. “Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt provides incredible hope to children and families facing many injuries, illnesses, and disease. It is with great pleasure that we continue to support this wonderful organization in its mission to deliver the highest quality medical care to children in need.”
ABRA supports charitable causes throughout the United States with similar core and common goals. The company has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities across the country through golf tournaments and other local fundraising events.
About ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, ABRA is a leading provider of vehicle repair services specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. ABRA’s mission is to be the best auto body and glass company in America by providing quality repairs, in a timely manner, with friendly, helpful service.